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and tells under the circumstances the emphasis is misguided. >> according to the government, one and a half hourses -- ounces of spiris is the same as a glass of wine or beer. alcohol is alcohol. and it's about moderation. >> the mayor announced he's not talking about prohibition. >> trying to start a competition about social responsibilities. people should know they ought to just be aware that an overindulgence in a celebration could be hurtful to communities and to themselves. >> the head of the powerful restaurant association. >> certainly from our perspective, you never serve someone drunk in a bar or restaurant, it's against the law. what we need to do is where we
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see hot spots. >> the celebration is celebration with moderation. he plans to spread that word himself later this week. live in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> let's head to new orleans now. the 49ers held their first crescent ti practice today. >> hi, layero. >> however, on a serious note sl tl have been many stores about nfl and concussions and implications of playing football, dangers it presents to the health of some players. well, it prompted comments by the presz that really had a lot of people talking and raised eye brows here in new orleans at the super bowl. let me show you what the president had to say. he says this was in a new republic magazine. i have to tell you if i had a son i'd have to think long and hard bri let him play
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football. i think those of us who love the sport are going to have to wrestle with the fact it will probably gradually change. wilt have to change to reduce some of the violence have reaction now from alex boon and coach harbaugh who has a brand new baby boy. >> i love our president but i won't mind if any mi kids played football. it's physical, it's fun. once playing you understand so much more about life. and really, being in a group and around guys and you build a brotherhood and learn to relie on each other. and there is so much you can learn. it's a physical game but it's a fun game. if he doesn't want his kid playing it, sorry, dude. >> very a 4-month-old son, jack harbaugh. president obama feel that's way, then... there is let competition for jack harbaugh when he gets older.
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that is the first thing that jumps into my mind but it's early jack. like i said only five months old. but he's a really big kid. he's got a enormous head. his wingspan is a plus one, as soon as he grows into what head, he's going to be something. >> the family was enjoying the french quart yes, caught up with them in cafe dumond. i talked about the stress heading into the super bowl. >> it's very stressful. my heart is pounding now. so... i think it's just going to get worse. it's a good stress. i have to keep reminding myself of that. so as far as football goes
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we're going to enjoy it how were the beignets. >> oh, gosh i've been trying to get here 35 years. and it was worth the trip. it was g katie likd them, too. he and i were the only ones, though. surprisingly. jim wants a hot dog. >> what is wrong with your husband? he wants a hot dog in new orleans? there is craw zpish wonderful sea foochld he wants a hot dog? >> he's van yila. ease easy so it's a good thing he didn't get a hot dog. he couldn't get that. he did get lassagne he told me later on. moving on because there is a lot of partying going on. a guy in the middle of it here is wayne with what is going on down there.
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>> come on, larry. at 4:00 we give a media story. 53 people near new orleans. at 5:00 you might remember it's a letter to my mother telling me everything is fine and safe now at 6:00 we'll show you some of the more severe stuff, well, severe? i don't know if that is the word. really good stuff going on. there is a better place to party in new orleans. would someone let us know? e mail us or treat or tweet us, we'll find out. what you're going see here has been severely edited. for your own protection. >> new orleans, when they say there has to be a morning after, it's every morning often, beginning here. a famous place called cafe du monde. >> or for whom? how about for jim harbaugh who
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dropped by this morning. he said he's having a good time. >> hello. >> call it a moment of innocence. the city seems to put determined to put innocence on hold, music willpower out of doors about as fast as lineations slip between lips. it's all business as usual in a land of eternal weekend. people toss cares and woes to the streets as easy as the beads. they say it's like fishing. >> you've got to have a good lure. show them the lure. then, jump. >> this gives you what? >> something to think about later on tonight. >> something to think about in a mardi gras split by a sthb year, they're doing knit two parts. next sunday's game will be like that tasty surprise in the mid yefl a cookie.
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what you see here tonight, just a hint of the crowds expected later in the week. they say we won't be able to see our feet on the street. >> you're not going to be able to walk. >> a lot of people can't walk right now. >> that is because they're drunk. >> yeah. you're looking at canal street lit up tonight. compared to the way sooner or later, when it does get crowded these police officers and their horses will be here to protect us. and if you're wondering if larry is the guy to talk to coach harbaugh, i did, too. i said i want to play for you and he said thanks we'd lf to have you. >> in what capacity, sfwhain lou are you going to help coach harbaugh? perhaps spiritually?
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anyway. >> just here to volunteer and help everybody out. >> that is nice. >> if you need someone... >> we're good. we've got more help on the way. our team is growing with super bowl champion himself. mike shumann who won the championship in 1981 and was able to tweet this out. able to show us he got southern fried sus stenance. nice to know the rest of us were busy working shu was dining. now we want to close it out with a beignet story here because manager, jay, was nice enough to present me with a hat, here is a beignet. it's fantastic. i won't fight it now but it's sugary, delight.
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heaven on the tongue. jay did tell me that he thought i might have potential in restaurant services. we'll see. >> certainly patronage, for sure. >> yes. >> thank you very much. >> michael finney reports on the frustrated fans say the team has in the owe offered enough super bowl tickets to the 49er faith oofl as we continue next, controversial crime fighting tactics police in oakland are considering. it's a story you'll see on apc 7 news. it shows there may be a better way. >> daring display that brought a freeway to a stand still. patrol is fraun -- frowning on this reckless behavior. >> expect a chill overnight but milder weather coming our way. i'll have the accu-weather forecast in just a moment. >> and later supreme court >> and later supreme court justice sotoys of walking
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a woman shot at 69th avenue about an hour ago. she was in her car at the time there were dozens of shops fired. you can see these markers where shell casings landed. she's been rushed to the hospital. and a crew is on the scene. we'll have breaking details just as soon as they become available. >> with the city of oakland now bringing in a lawman to help fight crime like that we have a look at track record. what about what's happening in san francisco during that same time period?
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vic lee has the story. >> well, bill bratton believes stricter law enforcement means safer communities but there are other experts believe it's not how many people you arrest, but how many you prevent from being arrested. now the statistics prove those two policies were just as successful in 1990s. braiton got all of the credite when police commissioner the city beefed up force with 7,000 new officers. his basic philosophy, identity hot spots and flood them with police. during his tenure stop and frisk incidents skyrocketed. crime plummeted. this is what he sned a phone interview last week.
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>> issue of crime i have a believe police have significant impact on reducing it. and... by patrolling illegal behavior to such an extent you can change the behavior. >> crime plummet atd cross the country in the 90s. >> the crime rate in the united states peaked around 1992, 1993, then went on a decline continuing through 1990s and into the 2000s. >> this professor heads center on juvenile and criminal justice and he says at the same time during 90s an fran was pursuing a far more progressive aprof to crime control during the decade and there was more emphasis on community policing and intervention and more alternatives to incarceration. >> it provided a wonderful contrast between hard line new york city policies and the
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more lenient san francisco policies. what wsh the results? >> in san francisco, violent crimes plummeted by 47%. the decline in new york city, 1% below san francisco. in fact, san francisco drop in major crimes almost double the number of 10 other cities in the country. >> san francisco being criticized for it's liberal policies. >> when san francisco violent crimes doped -- dropped terrence halinan was the da. many called him soft on crime. he didn't believe in three strike autos thank you. >> chp says it's close to tracking down the cars involved in a dangerous display of driving on a busy freeway. drivers there took td video of
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the cars around 4:00 saturday afternoon. the sound of the event was so loud it could be heard from miles around. >> i've never seen this. this is unreasonable. looks like something you would see own a video game or something. >> here slook. the drivers got away had before police arrived but that doesn't mean they're in the clear. >> what an outrageous thing to do. >> yes. stupid. >> what a beautiful start to the week. >> yes. >> you think it couldn't be more beautiful but this just might. looking at western sky a little bit of after glow from
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sunset mainly clear skies right now. this is described as sky conditions we've had today. clouds around but this is a mostly clear evening. temperatures into low 50s for the most part and down to 49 degrees in nappa. so that will be a cooler location for sure, cold in spots. warming trend and this mild pattern, dry pattern will be with us throughout the weekend. overnight look for lows down to about 34 in napa and fairfield. up north in santa rosa, and upper 30s to 40s around bay shore line here, low 40s on the coast. so chilly in spots. high pressure dominant feature, nice cool dry, flow of air following a jet stream which is bringing us high clouds but it's high pressure that will
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be the big feature in our weather giving us a dry, mild pattern holding into the weekend. and tomorrow, just upper 50s to around 60s in the south bay. 59 in campbell. highs from 55 in millbrae 59 in loss altos. and downtown san francisco, a high of 56 tomorrow, 54 in the sunset district. upper 50s to above 60 in santa rosa. 60s in oakland and castro valley. and we'll see highs inland upper 50s around gilroy and hollister. and near the bay. near the bay upper 50s as well.
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57 in santa cruz. 58 watsonville. here is the accu-weather forecast. by wednesday, highs into mid 60s around the bay. 60s on the coast. milder thursday, through the weekend, mid-60s around the bay. low 60s on the coast. low 60s inland. >> spectacular. >> what would you do if you had 10 seconds to prepare for an earthquake? >> an ear
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it took top honors at the sundance film festival and now winning rave reviews from his mother. the movie "fruit veil" took home the audience award saturday night. the film about hours leading up to the shooting. grant's mother told abc 7 she's pleased with the film and the way her son is portrayed. >> oscar was a human being. you know? he had a heart for people. you know sne may have went through things but he had a
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heart for people. he loved people and loved to help people. and was there when people needed him that. is what the world has to know and has to see. >> hollywood winestein company acquired rights to distribute the film. >> a new proposal would create an early warning system. lawmakers introduced the bill today setting up a system to detect early pulses call caused by oncoming earthquakes. the system would send texts and tv message as cross the region helping school children goat safe positions and shut down transportation, like bart. lawmakers say it would save money and importantly, lives. >> we know well the number of injuries resulted. the number of fatalities resulted and economic impacts to our state. but the small investment that can minimize that are costs.
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>> japan has an early warning system costing $600 million to create from skach -- scratch. california system costing an estimated $80 million. >> when we come back tonight, michael finney reports on fans who said 49ers haven't offered enough super bowl tickets to follower autos local reaction toon idea for settling immigration issue. there are signs of bipartisan cooperation tonight in washington. >> and a man among the first to call on the boy scouts to
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>> frustrated 49er season ticket holders are unable to get to the super bowl are questioning how the team distributes tickets to that big game. >> yes. michael fin yes has been looking into this issue and here now with what he learned. >> you want to talk about controversy, following high of
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seeing 49ers getting into the super bowl many loyal fans are exkbreernsing the low of not being able to get tickets. 49ers held a lottery for season ticket holders for an opportunity to buy tickets but beyond that, the team isn't saying must have. jeff smj displayed the autograph he got from jim harbaugh. he's been a season ticket holder since 1980 but never able to buy tickets for super bowl. >> i don't think they have enough for season ticket holders. >> florence has been a season ticket holder. >> anybody i know that was season ticket holders has not gotten ticket autos two say they know 18 different groups of season ticket holders none won for super bowl tickets.
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>> in fact a pole this, one conducted by 7 on your side found none won the lottery either those that did win have the opportunity to pick up tickets on friday. we asked 49ers how many tickets were made available to fans. citing team policy they declined to disclose the information of the we asked what odds were the winning. the team said everyone had an equal chance but declined to disclose odds. >> though us how many tickets are vaichblt maybe how the process works? >> just over 25% of the tickets went to the league. another 17.5% or 12,000 tickets went to 49ers and an amount went to baltimore ravens.
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the new orleans saints, hosts the game got 5% of. the 35% divided among remaining 29 nfl teams. league says how many is left up to each team. >> people are saying what to do. >> it's disappointment. you know? i wanted to take my mom to the super bowl. >> 49ers say they understand people frustrations and point out they can get tickets through a travel partner. >> i was wondering how do agencies have season tickets when fans, you know, the true faithful fans like myself don't get a chance to buy them. tickets are available through exchange but those sell it at way inflated prices saying they can't afford nor willing
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to, pay those price autos you're talking hundreds of thousands of dloorz yes. >> thank you. >> sure. >> chances of sweeping immigration reform got a boost. six nors revealed they have hammered out framework for a deal. it's stunning to work on immigration reform, an issue impacting 11 million people lacking legal status. >> we need to be honest with ourselves. for laborers and for those that are making contributions towards our future, i think today is an important first step. >> that is music to the heerz in a community in which many families live in shadows, parents and older children may be undocumented. younger children may be american born.
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this woman has undocumented relatives and doesn't want to go into detail about status but news from washington excites her. >> there will be a lot of people out there who will be able to finally see, getting a driver's license and working permit. being visible. and more opportunities. >> however, concerns are also being raised about wording of the agreement. this policy director at immigrant group in san jose. >> the wording that it's going to be tough solutions for reform. one of them being that concern to us is what tough mean autos community leaders think republicans got a message in november election with 70% of the voters supported president obama. >> senate has a change to create a bipartisan coalition wex need both parties to succeed. >> immigration reform may face
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tough opposition in the house, the president is moving forward and going to be in las vegas tomorrow to outline his vision for immigration reforms. >> tonight money matters mixed results from wall street. dow lost 14 points but nasdaq went up after a good showing from apple. it was nearly $10 a share. an executive of warns and noble says it will accelerate the closing of stores. and jc penny said it's bringing back sales it abandoned when adopting an every day low pricing policy, also new price tags and signs to let you know how much you're saving by shopping there. >> boy scouts will lift a controversial long time ban on gay members according to abc news, saying national board meets next week to officially
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end this policy. tonight abc 7 news has reaction from a former eagle scout who, for years campaigned for this change. >> steven koza is a straight 27-year-old who spent part of his life fighting to include gays in boy scouts. he was only 12 and a scout when he led a campaign called scouts for all. to try to end this discrimination. >> this can be for everyone, for kids whose parents are gay or gay kids, for gay youth. kibt for atheists. should be inclusive of everyone. >> koza made a name for himself gathering signatures as he worked to become an eagle scout. he's glad the ban will be lifted next week its huge to celebrate. gay people are like anyone else, deserving equal rights. >> still, if lifted would it
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then be left to each troop. the boy scouts issued this statement, chartered organizations that oversee and deliver scout wog accept membership and select leaders consistent with the organization's mission, principles or religious beliefs. koza says it's a good first step. >> this is a surprising reverse yalg. in the newsroom abc 7 news. >> coming up next latest vision out of silicon valley. >> tonight, goo
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gookel gave a select group of developers a first look at the new glasses today. >> yae. here is abc 7 news with more on an event fwlapd a cloak of secrecy. >> who fwoonts see a double bus? >> last spring in google
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conference the co-founder announced project glass in a stunt. but the real surprise. >> this is a new technology. we want. >> developers lined up to is use smart glass that's can photograph your skplif feed you relevant information. and i think google glasses are going to capture attention because it's been a while. since we've been offered a new gizno. >> now, developers are getting word that they've soon signed an agreement and may not be able to take it out of the building or use them with personal accounts. >> google looks like area 51. >> despite secrecy, plenty of people are talking about
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project glass. >> and it's futuristic. >> i think it will allow you to have more access to your environment. you're never realizing what is around you if you do, you might spot sergio wearing the glasses. >> we have him on a subway we're sitting opposite a serious big data geek on the train. >> it looks like a public relations plan as every tech company seems to be working on glasses google is working on a reason for to you buy theirs. >> what kept everybody from commercializing this is figuringing oit secret sauce that would make ordinary users wanted to wear these things.
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>> coming up next, a supreme court justice revealing secrets from the past. >> introduction to witch craft. >> people understood what my purpose was in writing about it. that everybody has a
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supreme court justice sot sotomayor told a crowd in san francisco her key to success. her rise from a bronx house prog jekt to highest court in the country is the subject of her new book. abc 7 news was at her book signing this afternoon. justice sotomayor came to talk about her journey as described in the new book. my beloved world. >> i had a friend who wanted me to name it wise la teena. i said no. >> she said her success dpraim a stubborn streak and a
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grandmother who loved her unconditionally. >> i do understand and i'm aware that there are some kids don't have any of that. >> she urges those children to have the courage to find someone who they respect and admire. >> and go up to that person. and tell them... i need to learn what you do so well. >> she said coming from humble beginnings she was able to take advantage affirmative action programs. it's how she got to princeton. >> yes. i needed help. but once i got there i worked at it. and i proved myself worthy. >> she graduated at the top of her class then the same at yale law school. it's the journey important, she told her audience. remembering where you came from. >> i have told all of my family and friends that if i change in any way they dontd like, in the future, i wrote a
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heavy book so they can hit me over the head witness. -- with it. and point to it and tell me, reread this. remember how you got here. >> after her talk she stayed on stage, waiting in what turned out to be a long line a woman who knows of her commitment. >> she's led work shops for young people from the bronx and all over new york city. hosting from the supreme court and watched a yankee game with them. >> yes. she's a yankee fan. when asked what she enjoyed more, there is no hesitation. she did ask the audience don't tell about this. >> she's a good sense of humor, thank you very much. >> let's get another check of the forecast now. >> what a day. here is a time lapse view.
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looking along the bay bridge, thin, high clouds and blue skies. thin, high clouds around as you can see here, but skies are mainly clear. state wide mainly sunny skies with exception of eureka. the rest of the state will be nice and dry and gets milder as you move south ward down to l.a. 67 in palm springs. here in the bay area, it's beginning to get milder. much milder by mid week, tomorrow, sunny skies, high temperatures into upper 50s to around 60 degrees and here is the accu-weather forecast. mid-60s by wednesday. and that is going to hold throughout the weekend. we have some spring lig weather coming our way. saturday is groundhog day. if he sees a shadow he says six more weekses of winter. if this is winter i'll take it. >> exactly. >> sunday is super bowl sunday. >> go, niner autos ge.
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punxsutawney phil keep this coming. >> yes. >> let's go back to new orleans. >> and larry beil is there live for super bowl week. >> as you know 49ers are here, ravens just arrive. we're going into full fledged harbowl mode. going head t
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how are you doing everybody, larry beil in new orleans this, is a great place to host the super bowl game this, will be the tenth in this city. but you've got night life and parties. you have to look for it, trouble with find you. no curfew last night or tonight either. some players jumped on the opportunity to go have a good time. and the marriott is near the
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casino. coach not worried about his players getting into trouble here. >> we trust our teams. some people i saw comment on the fact the team wasn't taking pictures or video cam extras coming off the flight last night. that is not a test. nobody talked about that. that was just something our team didn't do. for some reason. but... you know, we trust our team. >> what about super bowl 47? football talk matt ryan picked them apart. and now to terrell brown knows they're going to have their hands full. >> any time you can have a field with a quarterback can
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throw the ball in tight windows the way he does, makes it seem closer. >> and let's bring in our own abc 7 collin rush. you spend the day with the ravens. >> you know the saying a day late and color short. >> i guarantee they have no intention of coming up short on super bowl sunday. the other harbaugh. and members of the press getting minutes before hitting the podium wh. he did, it was story time about jim. >> playing any sport with jim was a test of will for us. jim was the head of his time. he was wigger, stronger than kids his age. didn't hang around with kids
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his age too much. hung around with me, my friends all the time. he was good enough to take it to us on a pretty regular basis. >> and finished with this. flavor from new orleans that has nothing to do with this. the st. augustine marching band just took over canal street. is this legal? is that okay? that is new orleans that. there sit right there. >> that is where it is most of the day. >> thank you. >> playing only five games, the warriors and rapters in canada. and both ply played well in this game. 12 points, eight rebounds and a slam. barriers get back, but seth curry tweaked that trouble
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some right ankle again. 24 quality minutes. two hands throwing it down. warriors win north of the border. and tiger woods captured the rain deal yied farmer's insurance open and tiger wins by four strokes cruising to victory that. is a wrap on a beautiful night in new orleans. more super bowl coverage coming up this evening. at 11:00. >> yeah. looks fantastic. >> thank you. >> before you go give us a chance whaft schedule looks like for the rest of the week. >> we're going to get serious tomorrow, needsa day. it's 5,000 reporters reporters intarming for an hour at a time. >> thank you. we'll see you then. >> join me tonight at 9:00, coming up then, fried foods
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this is "jeopardy!" introducing today's contestants -- an attorney from merrillville, indiana... environmental resource manager from monticello, florida... ...and our returning champion, a tv news producer originally from south coffeyville, oklahoma... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny gilbert, and thank you, ladies and gentlemen. welcome to the beginning of a very exciting week here at "jeopardy!" two days from now, we'll have some talented teenagers competing in our annual teen tournament. but today, we welcome back
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a very bright champion in joshua, who has been most impressive in his three appearances. heather and kristin, you have your work cut out for you, but i'm sure you are up to the task. good luck to all three. here we go into the jeopardy! round. we will waste no time. we'll start revealing the categories right now. notice the "ll" in quotation marks. you know what that means, joshua, and you get to go first. alex, life's too short. let's start with dessert for $200, please. all righty. kristin. what are cookies? yes. the appropriate sport for $200.
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